This morning after video messaging a friend singing, "girl you're amazing just the way you are!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjhCEhWiKXk the thought of sitting in a quiet Church yesterday and thinking about the first reflection for Forty Days of Prayer for the Creative bounced against the inner walls of my head like so many bouncy balls. Genesis 1 … Continue reading Posted Love
Happy Easter! Going for the Spring Green here, because there is icky white stuff on the ground. *Shudder!* As I glanced out my window into my front yard, there, rising from the snow covered ground is a hyacinth, brightly purple against the white snow. During the Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday) I read … Continue reading Happy Easter!
I have a bad habit of putting pens in my pocket taking them with me when I leave an office. It all started with the bic stic pen it's clear, hexagonal barrel allowing me to see the ink working it's way down, taking notes, doing homework, writing in my journals. Next up the round pens … Continue reading I’m a Thief
I left a facebook quilt group. Shocked? I was, because quilters are in that group. I love helping quilters, and will do so as much as I can. I've been online as a quilter since rec.crafts.textiles.quilting days wanting, needing to be part of a group of other quilters. Quilters, for the most part are kind, sharing, … Continue reading Community
Over the last few days I've enjoyed, and deeply benefited from an enchanting romp with Creative Brain. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfmp7h9hrw1/?taken-by=terilucas Sitting at the machine and stitching is leading to thoughts of so many other projects. And starting of projects, it's overwhelming in a good way. It's nearly time to start the idea list back up. I have … Continue reading Unraveling my Heart
On the Sunday before Ash Wednesday the pastor of the parish where I had a conversion experience, and got married would place a banner in a treasure chest where it would live until the Easter Vigil. Lent is a time of reflecting, changing, growing, becoming closer to God. It's one of my favorite seasons of … Continue reading Hallelujah!
your Cross and follow me. Then he [Jesus] said to all, “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily* and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. What profit is there … Continue reading Take up
Alternate title: An Easter experience at the beginning of Advent. Eucharist means Thanks Giving, it is a meal, and a retelling of our family story, the Salvation moment. We have an opportunity to share in this every single day, and while there are some differences in the story telling (as there should be) this Celebration … Continue reading Praise you in This Storm
When one finds a worthy wife, her value is far beyond pearls. Her husband, entrusting his heart to her, has an unfailing prize. She brings him good, and not evil, all the days of her life. She obtains wool and flax and works with loving hands. She puts her hands to the distaff, and her … Continue reading Proverbs 31 – On Being a good Woman
Celebrating is a good thing. We're quickly coming up on the Season of Advent, which can be practiced as a "little Lent", with sacrifices, preparing our hearts for making room for Jesus. We take this journey with Mary and Joseph who must travel to Bethlehem while she's in that last month of pregnancy. In this … Continue reading Celebrating